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BCC CALLS FOR ACTION AS EXPORTS REMAIN IN LIMBO

 

• Percentage of UK businesses reporting increased export sales remains flat for the 5th quarter in a row at 29%
• A quarter (25%) of exporters saw decreased sales, while 46% report no change
• Concerns over manufacturing recovery as exporters report unprecedented cost pressures and inflation worries

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Summer Statement schemes fall short in protecting firms and jobs

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges

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BCC responds to post-Brexit border controls

Commenting on the ongoing negotiations between the UK and the EU, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:

“Businesses need the two sides to knuckle down and agree a deal.

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Businesses not yet successfully accessing government loan and grant schemes

Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed

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Success for BCC campaign to simplify trade procedures as Government acts to issue EORI numbers

Commenting on the announcement that the government will act on the BCC’s call to automatically issue businesses with an EORI number, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, of the British Chambers of Commerce said:

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BCC/DHL: Give UK businesses the confidence they need to trade internationally

Many UK exporters are treading water at a time of deep uncertainty, according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.

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BCC: Economy hits the buffers in Q2

Commenting on the latest UK GDP statistics, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The latest figures suggest that the UK economy hit the buffers in the second quarter. We’re seeing the unwinding of heightened levels of stockpiling, growing

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BCC CALLS FOR ACTION AS EXPORTS REMAIN IN LIMBO

 

• Percentage of UK businesses reporting increased export sales remains flat for the 5th quarter in a row at 29%
• A quarter (25%) of exporters saw decreased sales, while 46% report no change
• Concerns over manufacturing recovery as exporters report unprecedented cost pressures and inflation worries

Read More

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Summer Statement schemes fall short in protecting firms and jobs

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges

Read More

BCC responds to post-Brexit border controls

Commenting on the ongoing negotiations between the UK and the EU, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:

“Businesses need the two sides to knuckle down and agree a deal.

Read More

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Businesses not yet successfully accessing government loan and grant schemes

Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed

Read More

Success for BCC campaign to simplify trade procedures as Government acts to issue EORI numbers

Commenting on the announcement that the government will act on the BCC’s call to automatically issue businesses with an EORI number, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, of the British Chambers of Commerce said:

Read More

BCC/DHL: Give UK businesses the confidence they need to trade internationally

Many UK exporters are treading water at a time of deep uncertainty, according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.

Read More

BCC: Economy hits the buffers in Q2

Commenting on the latest UK GDP statistics, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The latest figures suggest that the UK economy hit the buffers in the second quarter. We’re seeing the unwinding of heightened levels of stockpiling, growing

Read More

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